A 25 year-old male is indicted of posing as a 17 year-old child so he might play in a expertise basketball workforce – and date a 14 year-old woman.
Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley was arrested final Friday after enrolling in dual Dallas extreme colleges, and inflicting a prodigy along with his basketball abilities, with sports activities coaches handing him an endowment for descent member of a yr.
He claimed to have been left homeless by Hurricane Harvey after coming Skyline after that Hilcrest Excessive Faculty.
That meant officers didn’t lift out a matching difficult credentials checks that they customarily would.
However Gilstrap-Portley – who enrolled underneath a brand Rashun Richardson – was lastly unclosed when a basketball manager from his old-fashioned highschool concurred him during a match, and sensitive his benefaction instructor his tangible age.
And a mom of his 14 year-old ex-girlfriend strike out on a deception, saying: ‘I don’t know…how (the varsity) let this trip by approach of a cracks.
The lady, who didn’t wish to be named, sensitive a Dallas Morning News that she was worried with what she suspicion was a three-year age hole attribute – and insists her daughter didn’t have retort with Gilstrap-Portley, who’s himself a father.
She added: ‘I’m upset, pissed off, irritable and unfortunate on a matching time.
‘If it’s occurring during Hillcrest, afterwards it might really good be occurring some other place.
‘Individuals have to know. It might have left in another approach if he had opposite intentions to mistreat her or to site visitors her.’
Faculty officers cruise a purported con-artists primary proclivity was to play basketball, with Dallas ISD Superintendent Dr Michael Hinojosa compelled to apologize for a blunder.
He sensitive NBC5: ‘We wish to safeguard we observe aloft protocols to try to hinder this from occurring, however sadly this was scarcely like an ideal storm.
‘To a father and mom, we apologize. You boat your child to be stable during college and to take partial in extracurricular actions and this could not occur.’
Gilstrap-Portley faces prices of tampering with authorities information, and has been bailed.